Ovation, Classic Britannia ex Dublin Return

Cruise Line
Seabourn
Ship
Seabourn Ovation
Cruise Departs
12 Sep 2020
Cruise Duration
14 Nights
Embark Ship
Dublin, Ireland
Disembark Ship
Dublin, Ireland
V1 - Suite V2 - Suite V3 - Suite V4 - Suite
AU $14,998
per person
AU $15,698
per person
AU $16,398
per person
AU $17,098
per person

Cruise Itinerary

DateActivityArriveDepart
12 Sep 2020
Dublin, Ireland
05:00 PM
13 Sep 2020
Liverpool, England
07:00 AM 11:00 PM
14 Sep 2020
Douglas, England
08:00 AM 06:00 PM
15 Sep 2020
Belfast, Northern Ireland
08:00 AM 11:00 PM
16 Sep 2020
Campbeltown, Scotland
08:00 AM 05:00 PM
17 Sep 2020
Tobermory, Scotland
07:00 AM 04:00 PM
18 Sep 2020
Scrabster, Scotland
08:00 AM 05:00 PM
19 Sep 2020
Dundee, Scotland
08:00 AM 11:00 PM
20 Sep 2020
Newhaven, UK
08:00 AM 06:00 PM
21 Sep 2020
Newcastle, England
08:00 AM 06:00 PM
22 Sep 2020 At sea    
23 Sep 2020
Portland, England
05:00 AM 06:00 PM
24 Sep 2020
St Mary's Port, Scilly Isles
08:00 AM 05:00 PM
25 Sep 2020
Fishguard, Wales
08:00 AM 05:00 PM
26 Sep 2020
Dublin, Ireland
07:00 AM

All itineraries and ports of call at the discretion of the cruise line subject to local weather conditions and may change without notice.

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Category Twin Per Person     Single Per Person
V1 - Veranda Suite
   
V2 - Veranda Suite
   
V3 - Veranda Suite
   
V4 - Veranda Suite
   
V5 - Veranda Suite
   
V6 - Veranda Suite
   
PH - Penthouse Suite
   
PS - Penthouse Spa Suite
   
OW - Owners Suite
   
SS - Signature Suite
   
WG - Wintergarden Suite
   

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14 Night Cruise sailing from Dublin return onboard Seabourn Ovation.

Seabourn Ovation, a sister-ship to the already prestigious Seabourn Encore. Seabourn Ovation represents another welcome stage in the evolution of small-ship cruising, which Seabourn pioneered and has consistently expanded and enriched. Both ships will deliver a wealth of new concepts, a fresh vision and a host of illuminating ideas to delight the world’s most discerning travelers.

Highlights of this cruise:

Dublin, Ireland
Historic Dublin, the capital of Ireland, is rich in tradition and heritage. Founded in 841 as a Viking settlement, Dublin remained under Viking rule until the Norman invasion of Ireland in the 12th century.

Divided by the Liffey and Tolka rivers, Dublin is a truly quaint and picturesque city. Bridges, waterways, narrow alleyways, and beautiful Georgian architecture await discovery. Dublin’s 751 pubs support a traditional folk music scene second to none. Wandering along its streets, you cannot avoid noticing the city’s different faces — its cobblestone streets next to modern and mid-century buildings, massive stone churches heavy with the weight of ages, and colorful storefronts with ornate woodcarvings.

Liverpool, England, United Kingdom
Primarily an industrial port city, Liverpool grew to prominence as a result of trade with the Americas in the 1700s. The tradition of exporting goods much desired in the Americas (and elsewhere) from Liverpool continued at least until the 1960s, when the Beatles became the most famous commodity ever to reach the “Colonies.” Aside from its role as a port city, Liverpool is home to one of the largest provincial universities in the United Kingdom, educating students since 1903. Architecture buffs will find a number of notable edifices well worth exploring. Two outstanding examples of classical architecture, St. George’s Hall and the Town Hall, rank among the most beautiful in the world. The striking Anglican Liverpool Cathedral is the largest Anglican church in Britain.

Douglas, Isle Of Man, United Kingdom
The town of Douglas is the center of the Isle of Man’s business, shipping, transport, shopping, and entertainment. It derives its name from the early Celtic word Duboglassio, meaning ‘black river.’ Located in the Irish Sea, equidistant from England, Scotland and Ireland, the Isle of Man is a self-governing possession of the British Crown and is not part of the United Kingdom, the Commonwealth, or an Overseas Territory, but instead holds a semiautonomous status. It is home to the world’s oldest continuous parliament, known as the Tynwald Court.

Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
Belfast is Northern Ireland’s fun-loving and cosmopolitan capital. Its seat of government is Stormont Castle, a beautiful baronial mansion. There is something of interest here for everyone: Victorian architecture, a glittering waterfront, modern art, and over 90 Irish pubs. The Giant’s Ring, a 5,000-year- old stone ‘henge’ shows occupation here since the Bronze Age. The magnificent copper dome of Belfast City Hall dominates the city centre. Belfast is also the site of the memorial statue for R.M.S Titanic, because it was here that the ship was built in 1909. Mixing the traditional with the ultra-modern, the Titanic Belfast Museum commemorates the fate of Titanic in its architecture. Shaped like the great prow of the ocean liner, the museum’s exhibits tell the story of the ill-fated vessel.

Campbeltown, Scotland, United Kingdom
The Kintyre peninsula of Argyll and Bute is one of the many corrugations that comprise Scotland’s western coast. Campbeltown is situated beside the loch of the same name, in a bay protected by Davaar Island. The town’s waterfront holds several of its prime landmarks, including the Heritage Centre housed in the former Lorne Street Church, whose parti-color façade has earned it the local nickname of the Tartan Kirk. Close by is the distinctive 1913 Art Nouveau style “Wee Picture House,” Scotland’s oldest purpose-built cinema, which still shows films. Another waterfront landmark is the tall, intricately-carved, 14th Century Celtic Cross. Once an important shipbuilding site and boasting as many as 34 distilleries producing malt whiskies, Campbeltown builds no more ships, and its roster of distilleries has dwindled to just three. But the malt whiskies produced by Glen Scotia, Glengyle and Springbank are known as the Campbeltown Single Malts and recognized as one of only five such distinct regions in Scotland. Other highlights of a stroll through town include the spire atop the Town House city hall, the Library and Museum and the outsized steeple rising from the Lorne and Lowland Church. The scenic Kintyre Peninsula offers inspiring land- and seascape views in exchange for trips out of town.

Tobermory, Island Of Mull, Scotland, United Kingdom
Tobermory, on the island of Mull, is amongst the prettiest ports in Scotland, with an unmistakable picture-postcard harbor front. Built as a fishing port in 1788, the town curves gently around the harbor and rises onto the hillside beyond. The name Tobermory comes from the Gaelic for ‘Mary’s well,’ a feature which can still be found at one end of the bay.

Main Street is a mix of shops, eateries, hotels and guest houses. The street has an excellent selection of locally produced arts and crafts, a bookshop that also sells fishing tackle, an artisan bakery and chocolate manufacturer, and a small museum. Tobermory Distillery, which opened in 1798, is a favorite destination. Its renowned ten-year-old single-malt whisky is distilled from un-peated malted barley and matured in oak casks.

Scrabster, Scotland, United Kingdom
Scrabster is a wee settlement situated on Thurso Bay only a stone’s throw away from the much larger town of Thurso. Here one can find a wide variety of traditional shops, lovely cafes, spirited bars and restaurants. An important harbor for the fishing industry, the town of Scabster is set at the base of a small hill and its harbor holds a colorful array of fishing boats.

St Marys, Isles Of Scilly, United Kingdom
The largest of the Isles of Scilly has packed a lot of history onto its shores. The RNLI lifeboat service has maintained a station here since 1837, saving numerous lives along the Cornish Coast. The Star Castle at the Garrison was ordered by Queen Elizabeth I after the attack of the Spanish Armada. Harry’s Wall is the remains of a fortification built in 1551 to defend against an expected French assault. The beacon of the island’s 14-meter metal lighthouse is visible for 17 miles. The round Telegraph Tower is where Guglielmo Marconi picked up the wireless signal from 30 miles away, and British Prime Minster Harold Wilson retired here and is buried here.

Fishguard, Wales, United Kingdom
Fishguard’s name in Welsh is Abergwaun, meaning the mouth of the River Gwaun. The English name comes from an Old Norse word for a fish trap, and indeed the community has profited from catching and drying herring for centuries. It has remained remarkably unchanged physically over the years. The waterfront has a traditional feel like many others in Pembrokeshire. At first glance, nothing would indicate that this is the site of the last invasion of Britain by a foreign power. But a bicentenary stone recalls the day in 1797 when 1400 French revolutionary troops landed here, only to be routed by the local folk, including a heroic woman shoemaker named Jemima Nicholas, who rounded up more than a dozen dismayed invaders while armed with a pitchfork. A large tapestry depicting the struggle is on display in the Fishguard Town Hall.

Introducing Seabourn Ovation, the sister-ship to the already prestigious Seabourn Encore. Seabourn Ovation represents another welcome stage in the evolution of small-ship cruising, which Seabourn pioneered and has consistently expanded and enriched. Both ships will deliver a wealth of new concepts, a fresh vision and a host of illuminating ideas to delight the world’s most discerning travelers.

Each day on board offers delicious dining options, world-class entertainment and enriching activities.

Ship Profile & Stats

  • Length: 690 ft
  • Maiden Voyage: 2018

Ship Amenities

  • Flat Screen Television
  • Fully stocked bar & refrigerator
  • 24-hour complimentary room service
  • Personalized stationery
  • Wi-Fi and cell phone access

Ship Facilities

  • Casino
  • The Club
  • Whirlpools
  • Medical Facility
  • Restaurant
  • Grand Salon
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Shops
  • Coffee Bar
  • Card Room
  • The Grill
  • 2 Swimming Pools
  • Patio Bar
  • The Colonade
  • Sky Bar
  • Spa
  • Salon
  • Fitness Centre
  • Observation Bar
  • The Retreat

At Seabourn, we are passionate about travel. We believe that traveling for pleasure has a redemptive power that enriches people’s lives. And we believe that people should travel well.

Cruising on a Seabourn ship is unlike any other form of travel. The experience is luxurious, yet relaxed — elegant, yet casual — sumptuous, yet understated. Our intimate ships visit the most desirable destinations worldwide, sailing to the heart of landmark cities, as well as to hidden gems where larger vessels cannot follow.

Our ships attract interesting people, who seek to share experiences beyond the expected in places beyond the ordinary. Our acclaimed staff offers a unique style of heartfelt hospitality that is sincere, thoughtful and personal.

This is the Seabourn experience — a style of cruising we pioneered when the company introduced Seabourn Pride, our first 208-guest, all-suite ship in 1988. At the time, a cruise expert stated that “Seabourn is in a class by itself,” and that is still true today. Experience SEABOURN SIGNATURE DELIGHTS® – Our fleet of five graceful ships carry between 208 and 604 guests each, exclusively in ocean-view suites – many with verandas. Amenities include luxury spas, restaurant and bar service as well as a variety of entertainment. They are graciously served by nearly the same number of hand-picked crew, who are consistently ranked as the finest at sea, earning Seabourn honors as the World’s Best Small Ship Cruise Line in surveys of readers by Condé Nast Traveler and Travel + Leisure.

In 2009, Seabourn again raised the bar with the debut of Seabourn Odyssey, hailed as “a game-changer for the ultra-luxury segment.” Although larger than the original Seabourn sisters, Seabourn Odyssey carries just 450 guests and offers a wealth of amenities made possible by the highest ratio of space per guest in the cruise industry, including the largest spa on any luxury ship and generous private verandas on 90 percent of her suites. Seabourn Odyssey has since been joined by two identical sisters, Seabourn Sojourn in 2010 and Seabourn Quest in 2011.

Our expanded fleet allows us to offer the award-winning Seabourn experience to more travelers, in more cruising regions than ever before. No matter where in our wide world you want to travel, we offer you the opportunity to see it all in perfect elegance and ease — to travel well — aboard the best small ships in the world.

The Seabourn Difference

** Intimate ships with no more than 300 suites A Seabourn ship is like a private club, where members share expansive open decks, inviting social spaces, and the personalized attention of an exceptional crew. ** Unique itineraries to must-see cities and hidden gems where larger ships cannot go Each cruise is a hand-picked collection of fascinating places, and each day brings a new opportunity for authentic discovery – another chance to explore your world in a personal and meaningful way. ** Intuitive, gracious service provided by a staff passionate about pleasing our guests It is supremely relaxing to be looked after by thoughtful hosts, whose knack for anticipating what you might like borders on the clairvoyant. ** Spacious, all-suite accommodations with sweeping ocean views — many with verandas Seabourn suites are thoughtfully appointed and inviting, designed as homes away from home with room to unwind or entertain. ** Open bars throughout the ship, and fine wines poured at lunch and dinner. Meet and mingle with fellow guests in a carefree atmosphere, where no one has to pick up the tab. ** All dining venues are complimentary — dine where, when and with whom you wish From casual to elegant, indoors, al fresco or in your suite, a range of choices invites you to be spontaneous. ** Gourmet dining experiences that rival the finest restaurants anywhere From French fries to foie gras, every dish served on Seabourn receives the expert attention of highly skilled and imaginative chefs. The finest ingredients are selected with care, perfectly prepared to your order, and served with pride. ** Complimentary welcome champagne and in-suite bar stocked with your preferences Soft drinks, beer and mineral water, complete glassware and your favorite wines or spirits are ready for your enjoyment or for entertaining. ** Tipping is neither required nor expected — service simply to delight you Our award-winning staff is driven only by their sincere desire to please, and with a smile that comes from the heart.

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